The Clark County teachers union unveiled a second voter initiative Wednesday afternoon that would hike a portion of the state’s sales tax, raising more than $1 billion for education in Nevada.
Former Henderson Police Chief LaTesha Watson claims in a complaint with a state commission that the city discriminated against her because she is a black woman.
Some of the new or expected developments in west Henderson also have landed government-approved cost savings along the way, fetching tax breaks and discounted land.
Shani Coleman, deputy director of government affairs, and Deacon Thomas Roberts, CEO of Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, will represent the city on the new panel.
Seven months after the launch of a Henderson specialty license plate, only 108 have been sold. The Nevada DMV requires 3,000 plates to be sold in the first full year.
Former Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in Southern Nevada on Saturday, following his appearance at a presidential candidate forum sponsored by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
While lawmakers significantly altered the education landscape in the state, they did not add as much money for public schools as some education advocates had sought.
Rural districts would be frozen at fiscal 2020 funding levels until the amount they receive under the new funding formula matches what they’re currently getting.
It’s been nine weeks since the start of the 2019 legislative session and we’ve heard many bright ideas for improving public education. But we haven’t addressed the elephant in the room — money.
For the first time in years, many parents, teachers and administrators in the Clark County School District are preparing to make a unified push for adequate education funding during the 2019 legislative session.